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Happy Video Arcade Day As Atari Turns 50

Happy Video Arcade Day As Atari Turns 50

arcadehero June 27, 2022 1

Being that we’re at the forefront here of arcade gaming here, I’ve taken the liberty in the past to declare today “International Video Arcade Day.”  Today is chosen as that day as June 27th

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Bowl Expo 2022: The Preview

Bowl Expo 2022: The Preview

arcadehero June 23, 2022 0

Another amusement-related trade show is upon us and while this one has generally not been given high prominence among our industry in the past, this year is very different. I’m not sure why that

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Touch Magix Adds Multiplayer Linked Play To SpaceWarp 66

Touch Magix Adds Multiplayer Linked Play To SpaceWarp 66

arcadehero June 20, 2022 0

I’ve been sitting on this one for a little bit but with some additional info, I’m happy to run it now. Touch Magix has released a new software update for their popular game, SpaceWarp

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Kevin Williams: London’s Amusement Renaissance

Kevin Williams: London’s Amusement Renaissance

arcadehero June 20, 2022 0

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes, industry specialist Kevin Williams is back and checking out the explosion of innovation and installation in a very crowded London entertainment and hospitality scene,

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Newsbytes: Storm Rider 2 Test; Noisz ArcCoda Launch; Leaderboards For Stern; Dodgeball for ICE & More

Newsbytes: Storm Rider 2 Test; Noisz ArcCoda Launch; Leaderboards For Stern; Dodgeball for ICE & More

arcadehero June 19, 2022 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post of curated content from around the world of arcades & pinball. There are a few items of note for this weekend, although before that, Happy Father’s Day to any

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Jersey Jack Pinball Reveals & Begins Shipping Toy Story 4

Jersey Jack Pinball Reveals & Begins Shipping Toy Story 4

arcadehero June 14, 2022 0

It’s been 20 months since Jersey Jack Pinball last released a new game, and the drought has come to an end with the announcement of their latest release, Toy Story 4. Toy Story as

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Newsbytes: The E.T. Arcade/Pinball Games; Marble Madness II; Music Diver; Ghostbusters VR & More

Newsbytes: The E.T. Arcade/Pinball Games; Marble Madness II; Music Diver; Ghostbusters VR & More

arcadehero June 11, 2022 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a semi-regular post that curates news from around the world of arcades & pinball for your weekend reading & viewing pleasure. It’s been almost a month since the last one as

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LAI Games To Launch An Ultra HD Update For Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride

LAI Games To Launch An Ultra HD Update For Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride

arcadehero June 9, 2022 0

I just received the latest issue of Replay Magazine in the mail, and to my surprise, it’s looking like Bowl Expo 2022 is shaping up to be a little more exciting for arcades than

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Dave & Busters Brings Top Gun: Maverick To Their VR Platform

Dave & Busters Brings Top Gun: Maverick To Their VR Platform

arcadehero June 7, 2022 0

(H/T to Kevin Williams for the tip) I was recently asked on Twitter if we could expect to see a Top Gun: Maverick arcade game any time soon, and in my response, I did

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Motion Sphere Reveals The Star Wars Sphere

Motion Sphere Reveals The Star Wars Sphere

arcadehero June 4, 2022 1

A little over a week ago, a Brazilian simulator company by the name of Motion Sphere posted a video showcasing a new product that they are launching this summer by the name of the

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Raw Thrills Releases New Advertising Kits For Their Current Arcade Line-Up

Raw Thrills Releases New Advertising Kits For Their Current Arcade Line-Up

arcadehero May 31, 2022 0

It’s been a little while since we’ve had some news out of Raw Thrills and while today’s bit isn’t anything about their next game, it still should be useful for operators who have an

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Location Watch May 2022: New Arcades In PA, NC, SD, MI, AZ, IA, MO, Panama, France, Europe, India & More

Location Watch May 2022: New Arcades In PA, NC, SD, MI, AZ, IA, MO, Panama, France, Europe, India & More

arcadehero May 30, 2022 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a semi-regular post where we highlight new arcade locations which are opening their doors for the first time. If you missed the last LW post, click here; It’s been about

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